Snowden documents show that the NSA, along with other "Five Eyes" spy agencies, planned to hack Google's app store in order to grab information from their targets' smartphones.
Kaspersky Lab discussed a threat that has been in operation for nearly two decades. According to the firm, the cyber threat known as "The Equation Group" is unlike anything they have dealt with.
The ransomware CryptoLocker was defeated, but its successor, CryptoWall, has already encrypted more PCs and files, and it should prove a lot harder to break.
Microsoft released the latest edition of its Security Intelligence Report (SIR), which covers malware trends for the first half of this year.
In China, there is not much you have to do to contract a virus on your PC. Plus, you have a one in five chance that you will get that first virus on your brand new PC right out of the box.
After discovering that the authors of Stuxnet and Flame have been in contact and both malwares have been, most likely, been developed under government authority, we learned today that the rabbit hole is much deeper than we thought.
Security software company AVG recently released its second quarter threat report. Besides the usual updates on desktop-focused malware, rootkits and malicious websites, AVG has spent time on analyzing the evolving threat landscape for mobile devices.